Physicians for Ancestral Health...
is an international organization for medical doctors (MDs, DOs, and international equivalents), medical students and residents of all specialties.
is to mutually support physicians who advocate a standard of care that combines conventional Western medical ideals with ancestral health principles, serving to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients.
means using the best practices of previous generations within modern medicine to prevent and treat modern diseases with lifestyle changes. This includes the right balance of nutrition, physical activity, sleep, sunshine, social interactions, sense of greater purpose, etc.
Welcome to Physicians for Ancestral Health
Meet Our Leadership:
Polina Sayess, MD
Board Member – President
Josh Turknet, MD
C. Rick Henriksen, MD, MPP
Board Member – Past President
Robert Hansen, MD
Jeffry Gerber, MD, FAAFP
Board Member At Large
Tommy Wood, MD
Jasmine Moghissi, MD
Board Member – Treasurer
Deborah Gordon, MD
Dr. Ron Rosedale is an internationally known expert in nutritional and metabolic medicine and was one of the founders of the “low-carb” movement 2 decades ago and perhaps the first to specifically recommend a high fat rather than high-protein, low-carb diet.read more
Dr. Josh Turknett is a board certified neurologist, practicing in his hometown of Atlanta, GA. He is the author of The Migraine Miracle, a book about using an evolutionarily appropriate diet and lifestyle to eradicate chronic head pain.read more
Ivor Cummins BE(Chem) CEng MIEI completed a Chemical Engineering degree in 1990. He has since spent over 25 years in corporate technical leadership and management positions.read more
Dr. Mark Cucuzzella is a Professor at West Virginia University School of Medicine. He is also a LtCol in the US Air Force designing programs to promote health and better fitness in the military with the USAF Efficient Running Project.read more
New to the world of Ancestral Health?
We have selected some resources to help acquaint you with its basic ideas and principles.
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